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FBI seeks victims of Topeka coach arrested for sex crimes

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Posted at 8:21 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 21:21:05-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One day after an assistant boys basketball coach at a Topeka high school was arrested and charged with producing and possessing child pornography, the FBI released additional information in an effort to identify potential victims.

Jeff Pierce, 40, who has been suspended from his job at Seaman High School, was arrested and charged in federal court with two counts of producing child pornography and one count of the possessing child pornography.

According to the FBI, Pierce would pose a teenage female on social media and contact juveniles, from whom he would solicit explicit photos and videos.

He allegedly used five known Instagram aliases — addie8651, addiestrode111, Addie Strode, Kennedy and Addison Strode — and another five Snapchat usernames — jp131780 (Addilyn), Jordan_reh (Kennedy), Kennedy Lacrone, Jordy Rey Rey and jacy townsend.

He also solicited sexually explicit material using the username “jordyreyrey” (Addie Strode) (Kennedy) on KiK and “Discreet” on Grinder, according to the FBI.

Pierce remains in federal custody.

The FBI asks anyone who may be a victim or who has a child who may be a victim to email TopekaVAP@fbi.gov.

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